Carson City, NV
By Anne Thomas

Named after the Carson River, Carson City is the state capitol of Nevada.  Carson City is located within the perfect driving distance of Reno and Lake Tahoe.  The city welcomes you to enjoy its history, culture and western hospitality. invites you to book your next vacation to Carson City, Nevada.  You can reach Carson City by flying into Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO).  Book your flight today with by following this link: (  Carson City has a number of accommodations for visitors.  Visit to book your stay by clicking on the following link: (

Carson City has some wonderful museums for you to visit. encourages you to visit the Nevada State Railroad Museum.  At this museum, you will find five steam locomotives, coaches and freight cars.  Some of the equipment displayed is from the Comstock Era’s Virginia & Truckee Railroad.  Another museum to visit is the Foreman-Roberts Museum.  This museum is an example of Gothic Revival architecture.  Make sure to visit the original Coin Press No. 1 at the Carson City Mint.  The Nevada State Museum & Mint celebrates Nevada’s natural and cultural history.

Learn more about the history of Nevada by visiting the Nevada State Library and Archives, which is located in the Capitol Building complex.  At the complex, you will also find the State Capitol Legislative Building, and Supreme Court.  The Capitol building is a testament to Carson City’s beauty.

With everything Carson City has to offer, does not want you to forget about the casinos.  Stop by Casino Fandango, which has 700 unique slots, table games, four restaurants, five bars, entertainment and more.  Carson City has a number of casinos including Comstock Casino, Carson Station Casino and Silver Dollar Casino. suggests you visit Carson City’s historic downtown shopping center.  Spend the day shopping, eating and sightseeing downtown.  The historic shopping district offers restaurants, one-of-a-kind shopping, antique stores and the history of Carson City.  Carson City’s antique stores offer a broad selection of vintage furniture, clothing, memorabilia and more.

Located only fifteen miles from Carson City, Virginia City is a perfect day trip.  The city is a National Historic Landmark with beautiful views across the mountains and desert.  Take a ride on the V & T railroad from Carson City to Virginia City.  You will enjoy the same route as those who took it more than 100 years ago.  Virginia City offers mansion tours, mines and museums. 

Carson City offers a number of fun outdoor activities for you to enjoy.  You can go hang gliding or take a hot air balloon ride to enjoy a beautiful view of the city.  The city also has wonderful parks and picnic grounds.  Some of the parks have tennis courts, pools and playgrounds. Fifteen miles outside of Carson City is Spooner Lake. Spooner Lake offers visitors a number of outdoor activities as well.

Carson City is filled with natural beauty and a rich history. The city has so much to offer and welcomes you to visit. knows you will have a great time in Carson City, Nevada.  Click on the link above to book your next vacation in Carson City.


  • 1. State Capitol Building
  • 2. Nevada State Museum
  • 3. Carson City Nugget
  • 4. V&T Railroad
  • 5. White Water Rafting on the Carson River
  • 6. Nevada State Railroad Museum
  • 7. Children's Museum of Northern Nevada
  • 8. Foreman-Roberts Museum
  • 9. Nevada State Library & Archives
  • 10. Washoe Lake State Park


  • 1. Good Vibrations - February
  • 2. March Beer Fest - March
  • 3. Mardi Gras Dance Party - March
  • 4. Salute to the Military at the Railroad Museum - May
  • 5. Carson City Airport Open House - June
  • 6. 3rd St. & Curry St. Farmer's Market (Saturdays) - June thru September
  • 7. Carson City Chili Cookoff - July
  • 8. Jazz Carson City Music Festival - August
  • 9. Nevada Day Parade - October
  • 10. 4th of July Celebration - July


Holiday Inn Express Carson City
4055 North Carson Street, Carson City, NV
By Brandon Brownlee

The Carson City Holiday Inn Express is a great place to stay for all people. The hotel is located on Carson Street, which is only a mile away from Carson City Airport. If you can’t get a flight to the Carson City Airport there is no need to worry. The Reno Tahoe International Airport is located a short distance away. The check-in time here is at 3 p.m. and the check-out time is at 11 a.m. If you have some free time, Lake Tahoe is a short distance away. If you choose to travel with a pet they will be accommodated as long as they weigh 80 pounds or less. The price for your pets to stay is a minimal price. There are art centers and museums nearby the hotel to explore and visit.

When checking in, you will be pleased with a standard room or you may choose to upgrade to a suite. All rooms contain the basic and luxurious needs to keep you satisfied.  There is a television in every room that provide satellite and cable services. Bathrooms have everything you need, including a hair dryer.  Cribs can be provided for young children to stay. Free Wi-Fi internet is accessible. There are many extra’s that come with acquiring a suite.

There is a vast amount of amenities offered.  You can catch up on the news by stopping by the newsstand.  There is an indoor pool to swim in. If interested in being active, there is a fitness facility to help meet your needs. When hungry, there is the option of dining at the nearby world known Red’s Old 395 restaurant. When the time comes to do laundry, there is access to what you will need.

In the morning when you are ready to check-out and leave, don’t forget to help yourself at the breakfast bar for a free morning meal. Your stay here at the Carson City Holiday Inn Express will be never forgotten. You will be pleased with everything that is provided to help you not just have a place to stay but a place to stay that was highly approved and enjoyable. When ready to book a hotel, can assist you with your choice by clicking on this link here (